The players sit in a circle. One is chosen as judge and he keeps

tally. Each player in turn, rises, and names some well-known book.

The first one to call out the name of the author scores a point. The

game continues until the interest ceases or the store of literary

knowledge is exhausted. The player having the most points is the


This game may be played in another way. Instead of calling out the

author as the book is named, provide each guest with pencil and paper

and announce that as a book is named, each player must write down the

author and the name of some character in that book.


"The Taming of the Shrew"--

Wm. Shakespeare--Petruchio.

"Nicholas Nickleby"--

Chas. Dickens--Mr. Squeers.


Sir Walter Scott--Rebecca.

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